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The Contemporary Dance Festival continues with 45, a performance by the Polish Dance Theatre

The performance 45 from Poland shows the story of young dancers, talking in a symbolic dimension about the subject of a collective, merged with teamwork, as well as a common, conscious decision to choose art as a way of life. The creators want to show the present being of the oldest dance theatre in Poland. The idea of 45 is to go beyond the traditional form of the choreographer's and the composer's correlation. The travel appears as the theme of the performance: a journey as a sign of theatre, as a search, as a choreographic composition and an interactive invitation for the viewer in the site-specific space.

The performance is co-organised by the Institute of Music and Dance within the framework of the Choreographic Commissions 2019 Programme.

Founded in 1973, the Polish Dance Theatre is a professional and autonomous collective. Its countenance evolved from ballet-shaped spectacle forms to contemporary genres: dance theatre, characterized by crossing over genres, as well as technical and stylistic borders, liberating itself from traditional methods of expression, leaning towards interdisciplinarity, pursuing new theatre spaces and an improvisation-based creative process.

Jacek Przybyłowicz is a choreographer. Between 1987-1991, he was a dancer at Teatr Wielki in Warsaw. His debut as a choreographer came with Negotiations set to the music of Alessandro Marcello. He left Poland in 1991 and spent many years as a member of the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company in Israel. From 1994 to 2001, he performed with the KCDC at numerous prestigious contemporary dance festivals, visiting over 50 countries, including the USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Singapore, Taiwan, and Japan. He has performed extensively in Europe and Poland. In 1997, he performed in the Batsheva Dance Company’s Kyr choreographed by Ohad Naharin, presented as part of the Yair Shapira Dance Prize. At that time, he also collaborated with Lambros Lambrou Dance Company, participating in a project presented around Europe. He returned to Poland in 2002.

Choreographer: Jacek Przybyłowicz

Performers: Evelyn Blue, Kacper Bożek, Julia Hałka, Agnieszka Jachym, Patryk Jarczok, Jerzy Kaźmierczak, Zbigniew Kocięba, Katarzyna Kulmińska, Dominik Kupka, Daniel Michna, Katarzyna Rzetelska, Sandra Szatan, Emily Wong-Adryańczyk

Duration: 45’

Organised by: Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth & Rialto Theatre

Media Sponsors: Phileleftheros Newspaper, Αctive 107.4, CyBC

In collaboration with: Dance House Lemesos

Supported by: Limassol Municipality, Lemesos Newspaper, Limassol Today, Lemesos blog, ETAL, Vestnik Kipra, Russian Wave, Social et al.

Τechnical Support: Event Pro I Awarded: EFFE LABEL

Tickets: € 8 (€ 30 for all performances)

Free entrance for students, soldiers, pensioners and dance professionals

Free transportation from Nicosia to Limassol

Departure from the Cyprus Handicraft Centre (Athalassa Avenue) Departure time: 19:00 I Information: 99 618225

More information:

Rialto Theatre, Wednesday, 15th of June 2022, at 20.30

E-ticket:, Rialto App

Rialto Box Office : 77 77 77 45

(Mon – Fri: 10:00 - 15:00 and 2 hours before the performance)

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